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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (Geisinger Commonwealth) annual golf tournament, held June 12 at Glenmaura National Golf Club in Moosic, grossed more than $100,000. Proceeds will benefit student scholarships. There were 100 golfers entered in the ninth annual event.

PNC Bank was the tournament’s presenting sponsor.

“We are very grateful to everyone who made this golf tournament a success,” said Steven J. Scheinman, MD, Geisinger Commonwealth’s president and dean. “The money raised will help reduce the burden of student debt for our future physicians. Scholarships allow our students more freedom to choose careers in primary care and return to northeastern Pennsylvania to practice.”

 

About Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Danville, Doylestown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degrees. The school’s innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, as well as from across the state and the nation. The school also has over 440 graduate medical students in 24 residency programs and 19 accredited fellowships. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. For more information, visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom, or connect with us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and Twitter.

 

About Geisinger
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare® best-practice approach to maximize quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator® advanced medical home; Springboard Health® population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience™ to provide refunds to patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger’s MyCode® Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Steven J. Scheinman, MD, president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) presents Pete Danchak, regional president, PNC Bank with a token of thanks
Steven J. Scheinman, MD, president and dean of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) presents Pete Danchak, regional president, PNC Bank with a token of thanks for the bank’s support as presenting sponsor of Geisinger Commonwealth’s ninth annual golf tournament, held June 12 at Glenmaura National Golf Club.

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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
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